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THOMAS PHILLIPS


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1881-1882 Representative Republican
 Counties   Lackawanna, Luzerne

Biography

07/07/1824 - 05/02/1886

PHILLIPS, Thomas, a Representative from Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties; born, July 7, 1824 in South Wales; miner; publisher, Banner of America; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1874); engaged, real estate business; engaged, mercantile business; mining superintendent; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1880; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1882); member, board of directors, Lackawanna Hospital; died, May 2, 1886 in Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.